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David Curry, Ph.D.

CurryDDr. Curry is the Chief Scientist/Principal, Human Factors and Safety for Packer Engineering Group/ITC Experts.  He consults on all aspects of human factors, human performance, ergonomics, and safety.  Areas of particular expertise include: human-machine interface design and evaluation, human capabilities and limitations in applied environments, industrial ergonomics and instructions, warnings, vision and visibility, slips/trips/falls, the evaluation of equipment, facilities, and structures from a human use standpoint, and safety-related issues in general.  He is recognized as an expert in operator-vehicle interaction, is both a Certified Human Factors Professional and Certified Safety Professional, has published almost fifty technical papers dealing with various issues relating to applied human performance and accident investigation, holds several patents and serves as a member of national standards-making committees for a variety of organizations (ANSI, ASTM, and SAE).  He has provided testimony for both State and Federal courts.  Dr. Curry holds multiple graduate degrees in Experimental, Human Factors, and Cognitive/Perceptual Psychology, Industrial Engineering, and Business.  His experience includes nearly 30 years of work in accident investigation, product design and development, operational testing and analysis, and both laboratory and field research in the control/display, aviation, and surface vehicle arenas.

Areas of Expertise

Human Performance & Technology: Static and Functional Anthropometry, Cognition, Diver Behavior, Human Capabilities and Limitations, Human Factors Aviation, Industrial Ergonomics, Intellectual Property, Operator – Machine Interface, OSHA Compliance, Perception, Product Design and Development, Vision and Visibility, Warnings and Instructions.

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Phone: (630) 701-7703 Fax: (630) 701-7732 Email: dcurry@packereng.com CV | Vcard